The prestigious scholarships described here provide monetary awards and other types of assistance intended to support the graduate and undergraduate education of outstanding students. What these scholarships have in common is that they are recognized as among the most prestigious available and as such can have a dramatic, life-changing impact on the lives of the students who receive them.

Scholarships and Fellowships

Here are our descriptions of selected Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships with links to their websites for more information.

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

A directory of scholarships with links to their websites that provides financial assistance to students with disabilities.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

A directory of programs that provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to participate in a mentored research experience in a range of academic disciplines.

Application Deadlines

This section includes a listing of scholarship application deadlines.

CUNY Scholarship Recipients

Come take a look at all the CUNY Students who have won prestigious scholarships, and click on their names to read bios and news articles about them and their accomplishments.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you don’t see the answer you’re looking for, please see the College Contacts page.

College Contacts

This is a listing of initial contact persons in the CUNY colleges for those individuals interested in prestigious scholarships.